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under the commerce power, whether it is justified under the necessary and proper power of the constitution, and whether or not it can be justified under the taxing power. it's worth focusing on the fact these are three issues and they needed to prevail on one. these are three separate issues where y they had the tower pass the statute. and so -- if you think back to the statement there was only a 1% chance of prevailing, part of the challenge for those attacking the statute was they really did have to run the table on the arguments. and to make matters even more difficult, i think it was conventional wisdom and a part of conventional wisdom that didn't turn out to be wrong, there were four votes on the court ready to uphold the law on any one of these grounds. and so what that meant in practical terms is that in order to prevail, the challengers really needed to run the table and on the three issues get 15 out of 15 available votes. now the god news is that the challengers managed quite remarkable feet of getting 14 out of 15 votes. [laughter] bad news, of course, the 1
east, probably saved two million people from starvation, and was a very energetic secretary of commerce under harding and coolidge after this election. but in terms of personality, dower, pragmatic. you listen to -- one of the reasons why i think franklin roosevelt comes across like gangbusters, is impression with the fireside chats is the act he is following. after herbert hoover, anybody could have sounded good. >> host: moving on to be 1948. harry truman's improbable victory, published last year. you write: victory has a thousand fathers. defeat, in 1946, had one. harry truman. if he appeared ineffectual before election day that year he seemed outright repulsive after that. democrats faulted him and not the effect of 16 years of their rule for their debacle. they wanted him out and wanted him out now. >> guest: yes, they did. he was not -- we saw in this last presidential round of primaries, with the'mans, where everybody was saying i'm the next reagan, this guy -- no. there's not another reagan. and there wasn't another franklin roosevelt, and harry truman sure as hell to use his s
for the transportation, commerce, they recognize there's a fundamental part what it is to live in america in the 21st century. they wanted to goat bottom of it. many of the aerospace companies, they not only make the airplanes, they make the spaceships. and so we had air row people on the commission and space people on the commission. i was counted as one of the space people. one of the trips we took was around the world. this is late 2002. around the world to key places that have aerospace industries to find out is there some competition that we're not living up to? what are they doing we're not? we visited china. i went to bay shinning in 2002, my first time there, i went there with a complete portfolio of stereo types about what i would expect. boulevards of bicycles. this is what i expected. that's what was on the film loops that i saw growing up. arrive in beijing, there are bicycles, that's not filling the boulevard. there's her say mercedes and bmw. it's not like any picture i have seen. we meet with head captain of industry. heads of agencies there. i look carefully and see on the hand colleg
-point economic plan to hispanic business owners at the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce convention in los angeles. this is just over 20 minutes. [applause] ♪ >> thank you. thank you. thank you so much hector for that warm introduction and for all your help and support and congratulations to christine as well. thank you, good to be home. i have got a son here somewhere. there he is, and a grandson too. my son and grandson, hi guys. [applause] it's an honor to be your guest and to speak to you as we begin national hispanic heritage month. i'm also pleased to represent the party of governor susanna martinez, governor brian sandoval, governor governor luis fortuno, senator marco rubio and the texas republican candidate for u.s. senate, ted cruz. [applause] these leaders are republicans for the same reasons as millions of other hispanics, they see that ours is the party of opportunity, the party that will restore america's prosperity. at our convention a few weeks ago governor martinez described in experience and some of you may find it familiar. at the beginning of her political career she
the program is one third smaller than it is today. >> so for the commerce and from florida he is 200,000 beneficiaries, for because 7000 medicare advantage. you know, 10, 12, 15,000 beneficiaries will lose the plan may have today moved back into the traditional program. i don't be that as a positive development. fee-for-service has advantages and can be an important program, but one has to recognize it is not coordinated care. it is fragmented care and doesn't deliver higher-quality care. there is so much are to prove that. >> so your testimony today is the trustees, the people calling and strikes are saying that any period of six years, a third of the beneficiaries are going to be out of the system and it is your conclusion that one third leaves because of the downward pressure on reimbursement. either they take themselves out. the beneficiaries do, or carriers no longer participate in the program. as i write quick >> slightly less than one third come to just below that most of the reasons why. >> by yield that. >> mr. reichert is recognized for five minutes. >> thank you, mr. chair
litigate risks that establishes measures to promote the safe movement of people and commerce and protecting civil rights and civil liberties. with this in mind, we are also delivered an efforts to provide travelers an opportunity to be heard. the inquiry program is a single point of contact for individuals, who have increased the experiences during travel. today, in response to 9/11, we have significantly adapted and enhance our ability to detect travel threats at the earliest opportunity. we do not work alone in this mission. terror screening is a multiagency and collaborative effort. more work remains to be done. i can assure you that the men and women of the department of homeland security never forget. our goal is to keep the country safe. for us it is not a job. it is a mission. thank you for this opportunity to update the committee on the progress we have made in recent years and thank you for holding this hearing. i have submitted written testimony and requested us to be made part of the record. >> thank you very much. the chair now recognizes mr. kevin mcaleenan. >> yes, that is ve
chamber of commerce, the african studies program and the other school of public affairs at seattle university's asian studies and global african studies program. as we do about our offense in order to reach a larger audience than the one here tonight, we are going to be tweaking this event from seattle. the hash tag will be moyo whack. so if you are on twitter, join, ask questions coming days. we believe they are critical to developing a better understanding of the world and invite you to participate in the conversation. we will between open q&a for two nights event that we have volunteers who will pass around a wireless microphone. we do also have notecards available if you prefer to write down your question and pass it to a volunteer to ask for you. moderating tonight's q&a will be dr. anand yang, professor of international studies and history at the university of washington. between 2002 and 2010, he was the director of the header and jackson school of international studies. prior to joining university of washington, he taught at sweet briar college and the university of utah, w
in the world of trade and commerce and they are going to have to understand they can't take away jobs on an unfair basis. >> if you make money come investing in economies that uprooted here and went to china. pioneers. you can can't stand up to china when all you have done is send them our jobs. >> watching engage with c-span as the campaigns move toward the november elections are going to national issues of foreign policy will be the focus of debate number three. the first debate on domestic issues will take place wednesday october 3. audience members will get their chance to ask questions at a town hall debate on tuesday the 16th and the final debate on foreign policy will take place the 22nd. also watched the vice presidential candidates debate thursday the 11th. follower coverage on c-span, c-span radio and on line at c-span.org. >> nato this week announced it will restrict operations with afghan troops in the wake of recent attacks on international forces and police. what is being called green and blue attacks. australian brigadier general roger noble serves as deputy chief of st
, robert morrow from the american libya chamber of commerce industry. we have seen a number of american companies chomping at the bit to look at the opportunities in libya. again, a variety of different set is, all of which brought up today. given the fact several of you have been there recently, spent time there recently, from the perspective we've had in the north, it seems security is not that big of a consideration, but which are perspective having been there recently as a westerner, have you felt any threats to your%? would it be advisable for american companies to wait for the time being or is it a good opportunity to start looking at opportunities now? >> okay, since he was the last one, i will start with you this time. >> all deal with the commercial question first. i mean, on the commercial side of his there for 13 million borodin have a security detail. i had a fairly low profile. .. that kind of thing is frowned upon. in fact they issued a decree banning it. it doesn't mean it's law, it's a kind of ambiguous transitional legal -- for the moment you have to go with libyan secu
. it will improve safety, reduce delays, relieve bottlenecks and foster the growth of commerce. by 2020, nextgen improvements will reduce delays by 30%, compared to what would happen if we didn't do anything. the forecast shows that airline passenger traffic is expected to double in the next 20 years. nextgen prepares us to handle this system. the challenges associated with such a complex transformation require the right kind of leadership. there has been an outstanding job that has been done, within the faa and within our stakeholders. we need someone who can take the many technologies from concept to reality, and we need someone who can forge public and partnerships. under his direction and leadership, we change the way we manage acquisition programs and the nextgen management structure. we are already seeing positive results. i applaud michael for his leadership and i remain hopeful that the senate will pass leadership for the faa. we need a steady hand, a proven professional to steer us through the changes ahead. the administrator of the faa, would serve as the chief of the faa nextgen. we a
bonsignore uncommitted work as the eye of cheapest form of commerce, work and advice. >> lloyd it's great to have you here, very candid and upfront discussion and a great round of applause for our guest of honor. [applause] >> thank you. >> my opponent and his running mate are big believers in top-down economics. now they basically think of way to spend another $5 trillion on tax cuts that favor the very wealthy -- don't boo, vote. [cheers and applause] >> he's got new idea. one thing he did not do in his first four years, he said he is going to do in the next four years which is to raise taxes. is there anybody who thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy? no, his plan is to continue what he is done before. the status quo has not worked. we cannot afford four more years of barack obama and we are not going to have four more years of barack obama. we talked to cnbc host maria bartiromo about wall street's view of the economy. this is 50 minutes. >> host: joining us from our new york studio is a familiar face to anyone who is turned on cnbc, maria bartiromo who is the anchor of
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